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National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Petitions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Preserve Social Security and Medicare, legislative action center, petitions, legislation, track Congress )

Dandelion
- 69 days ago - capwiz.com
Join, sign petitions, keep updated on latest legislation, track progress, become a voice in this important matter. Sooner or later most of us, in the USA, will utilize both programs. The economic crisis has become the retirement crisis.
Ambassador Samantha Power: 10 Ways to Reduce the Threat of Terrorist Attacks on Americans ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drone strikes, ethics, violence, humanrights, states, peace, Samantha Power, legislation, drone abuse )

Nancy
- 372 days ago - codepink.salsalabs.com
As the US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power is the face of America to the international community. Send a letter to Ambassador Power now and urge her to heed a list of 10 ways to reduce the threat of terrorist attacks on Americans.
Help Put A Stop To Warrantless Drones Spying On Americans ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: drone spying, ethics, violence, humanrights, states, legislation, drone abuse )

Nancy
- 523 days ago - aclu.org
Local law enforcement agencies are planning to use cheap drone technology to conduct criminal investigations without a warrant or any judicial authorizations, posing a serious threat to every American's privacy.
House Passes $50 Billion-Plus Sandy Aid Package
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Sandy relief, congress, legislation, usa, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, news )

Cal
- 581 days ago - politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com
Lawmakers in the House of Representatives approved measures Tuesday to send more than $50 billion in aid to the Northeastern states ravaged by Superstorm Sandy last fall, though some conservatives in the House were pushing for spending cuts that would o
Sandy Victims' Outrage Forces Congress to Vote on Relief Package
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Hurricane Sandy relief, congress, legislation, usa, politics, obama, republicans, democrats, news )

Cal
- 594 days ago - rt.com
After broad criticism over its decision to close the year without acting on an urgent $60 billion disaster aid package for states still cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy, House leaders have pledged to vote on the measure by January 15.
Rep. Brandon Dillon Eviscerates Michigan Republicans for Jamming Right to Work Though Without Debate or Input
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Rep. Brandon Dillon, Michigan, Right to Work, Republicans, Democrats, Petition, legislation, hypocrisy, amendment )

Dandelion
- 618 days ago - eclectablog.com
Michigan S H Rep.Brandon Dillon gave the Republicans in the House an earful about their hypocrisy and outrageous behavior in jamming legislation through with no public input, no hearings, and no opportunity for Democrats to offer amendments.
Action Alert: STOP THE INTERNET CLAMP DOWN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: action alert, sign the petition, internet, freedom, neutrality, privacy under assault, electronic privacy, domestic surveillance, spying, police state, legislation, civil liberties )

Brian
- 621 days ago - act.aflcio.org
"The Internet as we know it is at risk.The International Telecommunications Union (or ITU), a United Nations agency, is considering new rules that could clamp down on the fundamental freedoms of citizens online."Please sign the petition.
TAKE ACTION NOW! TELL CONGRESS TO CUT BIG OIL'S $113 BILLION BONANZA
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big oil subsidies, priorities, legislation, politics, news, government, ethics, congress, usa, u.s. )

Cal
- 824 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Please sign our petition today asking Congress to pass these bills and end this massive waste of taxpayer money.
White House Veto Threat Issued Over GOP Spending Bill
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, obama, politics, GOP, democrats, legislation )

Cal
- 834 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The White House on Monday vowed to veto a House spending bill for the Justice Department, NASA and several other agencies, charging its GOP authors with violating last summer's budget pact and cutting programs like legal aid to the poor too deeply.
Plan to Fix Postal Service Passes Senate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: saving the postal service, USPS, legislation, politics, government, congress, usa, news, media )

Cal
- 846 days ago - money.cnn.com
The Senate on Wednesday passed a plan to save the struggling U.S. Postal Service, an effort that could save thousands of jobs and 100 mail processing plants now slated to be closed or consolidated next month.
Obama Signs National Defense Authorization Act   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, NDAA, national-defense-authorization-act, interesting, news, 2012, campaign-2012, martial-law, law, legislation, ethics, rights, freedoms, america, americans )

PinkMindy
- 975 days ago - youtube.com
Senator Obama campaigned in 2008 to close Guantanamo Bay ... and then he just signed the NDAA, which allows for the U.S. Government to indefinitely arrest and detain American citizens along with combatants -- without being criminally charged! Martial Law?
Obama Boxed-In On Next Mideast Move
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: obama, obama-administration, politics, government, democrats, republicans, u.s., congress, president-obama, interesting, news, middle-east, united-nations, israel, palestine, world, saudi-arabia, oil, crisis, legislation, foreign-policy, conflict, america )

PinkMindy
- 1058 days ago - cbsnews.com
If any of these bills pass through congress, then it would put President Obama in the precarious position of either signing or vetoing moves, which would then have high impact on the ground in an already volatile and anxiety-stricken Middle East.
Ron Paul and Barney Frank's 'Unusual' Alliance to Legalize Pot
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, odd bedfellows, marijuana law reform, legislation, Marijuana law reform, u.s., government, ethics, congress )

Cal
- 1150 days ago - theweek.com
Can a Texas libertarian and Massachusetts liberal really get the feds to mellow out and quit prosecuting weed smokers?
Report: Many Weapons Used By Mexican Drug Gangs Originate in U.S.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: news, usa, Mexico, gun control, legislation, gun control laws, u.s., politics, obama, ethics, government, democrats, media )

Cal
- 1162 days ago - cnn.com
A trio of Democratic U.S. senators called for tougher firearms laws and regulations after releasing a report that showed a large number of weapons used by Mexico drug gangs originate north of the border.
House Members Introduce Bill to Protect Medical Pot Industry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, meical marijuana, congress, laws, legislation, government, ethics, healthcare, healthcare, media, usa )

Cal
- 1181 days ago - alternet.org
One of the bills would authorize medical marijuana dispensaries to take the full range of business expense deductions on their federal tax returns, like other legal businesses
 

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